The Root

The Root (my own creation)

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Gotoh 510 18:1 tuners

The Root (my own creation)

Fretless 4 string instrument

Plucked or bowed instrument

String setup like a mountain dulcimer.

E B ee tuning on this one.

23" scale length (max scale length)

8" scale length on sympathetic strings (adjustable)

Fret position markers. (copper)

Two separate pickups. (two jacks)

Mi-Si active trio under saddle for direct sound.

Piezo on tailpiece for sympathetic strings.

Spruce top

Walnut back

Mahogany neck with Wenge and carbon fiber reinforcement.

Ebony fingerboard

Walnut bridge, tailpiece and neck joint.

Buffalo bone nut, saddle and tailpiece tuners.

Gotoh 510 18:1 tuners

Handmade case

D'addario Chromes flatwound strings